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Yellow bicycle used by Dot Butler

Yellow bicycle used by Dot Butler

Alex Colley collection
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Bicycles
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Mrs Dorothy 'Dot' Butler
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1960
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Branding iron,

Branding iron, "TXC"

Ted Fogarty collection
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Brands
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Lucy Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ted Fogarty
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1978
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Motor cars
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Single bed sheet

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bedsheets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Bedspread

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bedspreads
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Double Bedspread

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bedspreads
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Carpet runner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Floor runners
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Floor mat

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Floor mats
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Posters
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reverend Lance Armstrong
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000!

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Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reverend Lance Armstrong
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1989
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Disarmament by 2000, March and Rally, March 18

Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Advertisements
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Mercury
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1989
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Appeal letter for Disarmament Rally, Hobart

Appeal letter for Disarmament Rally, Hobart

Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Letters
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Appeal letter for Disarmament Rally, Hobart

Appeal letter for Disarmament Rally, Hobart

Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Letters
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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White cotton margala bedspread

Dorothy Whittem collection
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Canada
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Mrs Susan J. Haslett
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1880
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Filipinos Struggle for Liberation, Military Aid Means Destruction, Stop Military Aid, Philippine Action Support Group

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J Tebbutt collection
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Philippine-Australia Solidarity Group
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1986
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W.A.V.E. - newsletter of Polly Woodside Volunteers Association, no.47 June 1989

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Newsletters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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W.A.V.E. - newsletter of Polly Woodside Volunteers Association, no.48 Sept 1989

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Newsletters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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Dogwatch

Dogwatch

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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C.I.C.D. Calendar

C.I.C.D. Calendar

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Calendars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1988
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Green and yellow screenprinted cotton dress

Green and yellow screenprinted cotton dress

Max Bourke collection
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Clothing
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bima Wear Co-operative
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1988
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Letter to Ruth Irwin, 19 April 1989

Letter to Ruth Irwin, 19 April 1989

The Waratah Club NSW Women's Cricket Association collection
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Letters
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Ms Kathleen Commins
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1989
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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This is how the rat's were cought [sic] by Ian Abdulla

This is how the rat's were cought [sic] by Ian Abdulla

Ian Abdulla collection
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Paintings
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Barmera, South Australia, Australia
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Ian 'Jo' W. Abdulla
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1989
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Using the wing of a dead swan to bring the other swans closer by Ian Abdulla

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Ian Abdulla collection
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Paintings
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Barmera, South Australia, Australia
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Ian 'Jo' W. Abdulla
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1989
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Finding tree frogs along the River bank's at Night

Finding tree frogs along the River bank's at Night

Ian Abdulla collection
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Paintings
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Barmera, South Australia, Australia
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Ian 'Jo' W. Abdulla
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1989
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Here how we used to catch the Yabbie's by Ian Abdulla

Here how we used to catch the Yabbie's by Ian Abdulla

Ian Abdulla collection
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Paintings
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Barmera, South Australia, Australia
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Ian 'Jo' W. Abdulla
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1989
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Catching fish in the backwaters by Ian Abdulla

Catching fish in the backwaters by Ian Abdulla

Ian Abdulla collection
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Paintings
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Barmera, South Australia, Australia
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Ian 'Jo' W. Abdulla
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1989
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St George Supermatic electric cooking stove, made about 1952

St George Supermatic electric cooking stove, made about 1952

Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Electric cooking stoves
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic el...

Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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1959 Victa Special 18 inch Model 5 Lawnmover

1959 Victa Special 18 inch Model 5 Lawnmover

J Bickle collection
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Lawnmowers
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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VICTA
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1958
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Handmade wool-filled quilt

Handmade wool-filled quilt

Barbara Clark collection
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Quilts
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Aramac, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Ada M. Allen
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1915
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Blue and yellow plastic WX100 Single Seater Mini Aquabike aquatic tricycle

Blue and yellow plastic WX100 Single Seater Mini Aquabike aq...

Benassi Family collection
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Tricycles
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aquabike International Pty Ltd
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1989
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Child's pedal-powered 'Twista' dodgem car

Child's pedal-powered 'Twista' dodgem car

Benassi Family collection
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Pedal toys
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aquabike International Pty Ltd
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1989
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Map of the world with little coloured stickers showing where...

Benassi Family collection
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Maps
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aquabike International Pty Ltd
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1989
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Poster - Aquabike Hire A World Wide Success Story

Poster - Aquabike Hire A World Wide Success Story

Benassi Family collection
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Advertising posters
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aquabike International Pty Ltd
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1989
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Poster - Aquabike Hire A World Wide Success Story

Poster - Aquabike Hire A World Wide Success Story

Benassi Family collection
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Advertising posters
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aquabike International Pty Ltd
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1989
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Construction drawing showing the plan of the Aquabike, drafted by D A Rowling

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Benassi Family collection
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Design drawings
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aquabike International Pty Ltd
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1989
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Scene from Little Red Riding Hood, by Olga Basylevich, Germany, 1946

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Exhibition labels
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Forest Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Sheet listing events happening at the Fingal Mingle

Dr Cliff Samson collection
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Documents
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1989
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Seed and bean necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Mrs Biddy R. Napaljari
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1980
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Woven fibre sail for a canoe, made by Happy Wudjarra in July...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 23/03/1990 collection
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Sails
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Gorrong-Gorrong, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Happy Wudjara
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1989
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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Small stroller with red vinyl seat, white wooden sides, and metal frame

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Strollers
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Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1949
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Cupboard made from an old packing case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cupboards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1953
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